Social Life in Renaissance Florence. Luke Cashman Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School. What we will be doing today…. Decipher key phrases from the Study Design Explore the city of Renaissance Florence Discuss the essence of social history Review the sources available for this AOS
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A safety net : “Most social services were voluntary and private. In time of need one relied on the aid and charity of friends and kinsmen.” (Weissman, p28)
The desire for honour significantly mediated relationships between kin, friends and neighbours
However, honour was not always the primary motivating factor in relationships in Renaissance Florence:
In the corporate world of Renaissance Florence, individuals typically defined their identity in relation to collectives (parenti, vicini and amici)
Neri di Bicci described himself in the first page of his account book as ‘a painter, from the parish of San Friano, the district of Drago and the quarter of Santo Spirito’.
Nevertheless, the CiompiRevolt was a one-off (“The Quattrocento was remarkable… for the absence of Ciompi-like revolt”, F.W. Kent, Be Loved Rather than Feared, pp28 – 9)